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Your search for 10/2019 returned 6 results.


Call for Submissions: Oil Piers – Ventura, California

The empty stretch of beach adjacent to and south east of the Mussel Shoals / Little Rincon surf break in Ventura, California used to be called 'Oil Piers' beach due to two oil well piers that used to be there. The two piers both created excellent sand bars that were very popular when the piers existed. When the piers were deconstructed, there was an initiative to ...

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Engineering the Wave of Tomorrow

Surf exploration ain’t what it used to be. With technology and the ability to hop on a plane and go anywhere anytime, wave discoveries are dwindling. But what about all that coastline, which has plenty of swell, but also something in the way of making it surfable? Enter the World Wave Project – a new initiative from surf travel expert Anthony Marcotti, ...

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Call for Submissions: The Strand – Oceanside, California

This is an area of Oceanside that is called "the strand". The last several el Ninos have eroded the section of beach significantly and the ocean now pounds directly against a rock wall. There is currently a campaign led by an individual to gain support to put up groins to retain sand.  I am an Ocean Engineer for Scripps Institution of Oceanography with a ...

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Call for Submissions: Lawai Bay, Kauai

Lawai Bay, More commonly known as Allertons. This beach is the most exciting for me to be fixed. The way it is situated the trade winds blow over the bluff, then down the valley and straight offshore. The sandbar is the perfect distance from shore, but it is always close out barrels. If there was only a way that the incoming swells could bank off one side of the bay ...

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Call for Submissions: Baby, Beach, Kauai

Baby Beach. This would be the easiest spot to fix. Right were the pin is, is cobble stones. They come up too shallow for a bit and then deepen into a shallow pool that is too shallow for swimming. It would be so easy to pick up all those stones and deposit them along the left point. There is a slab that is sometimes rideable off the end of the point. If you move ...

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Wave Engineering is the Next Generation of Surf Exploration

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